Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology / Edition 2

Introduction to Clinical Pharmacology / Edition 2

by Marilyn Winterton Edmunds
     
 

ISBN-10: 0815130376

ISBN-13: 9780815130376

Pub. Date: 11/28/1994

Publisher: Mosby, Incorporated

This favorite textbook of students and instructors combines a clear and concise format with what is current and cutting edge in introductory nursing pharmacology. It presents important pharmacology content, consistent pedagogy, and features that will help you succeed in pharmacology and excel on all of your nursing examinations.  See more details below

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This favorite textbook of students and instructors combines a clear and concise format with what is current and cutting edge in introductory nursing pharmacology. It presents important pharmacology content, consistent pedagogy, and features that will help you succeed in pharmacology and excel on all of your nursing examinations.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780815130376
Publisher:
Mosby, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/28/1994
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
146

Table of Contents

Unit 1General Principles
1The Nursing Process1
2Legal Aspects Affecting the Administration of Medications9
3General Pharmacologic Principles21
4Medication Administration: Life Span and Cultural Modifications33
5Self-Care: Over-the-Counter Products, Herbal Therapies, and Drugs for Health Promotion45
6Preparing and Administering Medications55
Sect. 1Enteral Medications55
Sect. 2Parenteral Medications63
Sect. 3Percutaneous Medications89
Unit 2Mathematics and Calculations
7Review of Mathematical Principles99
8Mathematical Equivalents Used in Pharmacology108
9Calculating Drug Dosages113
Unit 3Drug Groups
10Allergy and Respiratory Medications123
Sect. 1Antihistamines124
Sect. 2Antitussives129
Sect. 3Products Used for Treating Asthma and Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease130
Sect. 4Decongestants139
Sect. 5Expectorants142
Sect. 6Intranasal Steroids143
11Antiinfective Medications147
Sect. 1Antibiotics148
Sect. 2Antitubercular Drugs161
Sect. 3Antiparasitic Medications166
12Antivirals, Antiretrovirals, and Antifungal Medications175
Sect. 1Antivirals176
Sect. 2Antiretrovirals178
Sect. 3Antifungals182
13Antineoplastic Agents188
14Cardiovascular and Renal Medications195
Sect. 1Antianginals and Peripheral Vasodilators196
Sect. 2Antidysrhythmics201
Sect. 3Antihyperlipidemics206
Sect. 4Cardiotonics212
Sect. 5Antihypertensives, Diuretics, and Other Drugs Affecting the Urinary Tract216
15Central Nervous System Medications231
Sect. 1Antimigraine Agents233
Sect. 2Anticonvulsants236
Sect. 3Antiemetic and Antivertigo Agents243
Sect. 4Antiparkinsonian Agents247
Sect. 5Psychotherapeutic Agents251
Sect. 6Sedative-Hypnotics268
16Gastrointestinal Medications274
Sect. 1Antacids and Histamine H[subscript 2] Antagonists276
Sect. 2Drugs Affecting Motility281
Sect. 3Laxatives285
Sect. 4Miscellaneous Gastrointestinal Medications289
17Hematologic Products296
18Hormones and Steroids306
Sect. 1Antidiabetic Medications308
Sect. 2Selected Drugs Used with Pregnancy and Delivery316
Sect. 3Pituitary and Adrenocortical Hormones319
Sect. 4Sex Hormones324
Sect. 5Thyroid Preparations334
19Immunologic Agents341
20Analgesic, Musculoskeletal, and Antiarthritis Medications349
Sect. 1Antiinflammatory, Analgesic, and Narcotic Agents351
Sect. 2Skeletal Muscle Relaxants366
Sect. 3Antiarthritis Medications369
Sect. 4Antigout Agents373
21Topical Preparations378
22Vitamins, Minerals, and Electrolytes392
Sect. 1Vitamins392
Sect. 2Minerals400
Sect. 3Electrolytes407
Bibliography411
Glossary413
Disorders Index421
General Index425

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